Ludhiana bomber was Punjab ex-cop: Probe
Hindustan Times|December 25, 2021
LUDHIANA: A dismissed ex-cop is suspected to have been the bomber at the Ludhiana district courts complex on Thursday, the preliminary investigation showed on Friday. The bomber died in the incident, which also left six people injured.
Tarsem Singh Deogan

The suspect was identified as Gagandeep Singh alias Gaggi, of Mohalla Guru Teg Bahadur, Lalheri road of Khanna, a former policeman who was dismissed from service in 2019 after being arrested in a drug peddling case by the Ludhiana unit of the state's Special Task Force (STF). He was posted as a head constable at a police station in Khanna at the time of his dismissal.

Gaggi was bailed out from the jail on September 8 after spending 25 months in custody. A hearing of his drug case was scheduled for Friday, which was adjourned to February 3, 2022.

The agencies have found a damaged mobile phone from the spot besides a bag, suspected to have belonged to the suspect.

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